Borg Warner found this little Model 40 to be an ideal steel mill switcher, and now you can put it to work at your mill or other layout industry.
MODEL 40 LOCOMOTIVE FEATURES:
- Separately-applied horn, exhaust stacks, bell
- See-through cab windows
- Fully-assembled and ready-to-run out of the box
- Painted and printed for realistic decoration
- Highly detailed, injection molded body
- Celcon handrails for scale appearance
- Quick Plug™ plug and play technology: DCC ready
- Bi-directional constant lighting so headlight brightness remains consistent
- LED lighting
- McHenry® operating scale knuckle couplers
- All-wheel drive with precision gears for smooth and quiet operation
- Heavy die-cast frame for greater traction and more pulling power
- All-wheel electrical pickup provides reliable current flow
- RTR motor with precision-machined flywheels for trouble free operation
- Wheels with RP25 contours operate on Code 55, 70, 75, 83, 80, 100 rail
- Minimum radius: 15”
PROTOTYPE SPECIFIC INFORMATION
The EMD Model 40 was a two-axle diesel-electric locomotive built by Electro-Motive Corporation (EMC), and its corporate successor, General Motors’ Electro-Motive Division (EMD) between August 1940 and April 1943. Nicknamed “critters”, eleven examples of this locomotive were built.
Original buyers for the Model 40 included the Electro-Motive Corporation/Electro-Motive Diesel Plant - 1 unit, Defense Plant Corporation - 4 units, the United States Army - 3 units, the United States Navy - 2 units, and the General Motors Cleveland Diesel Division - 1 unit.
In total EMC/EMD manufactured eleven Model 40s during the period April 1940 - April 1943.